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Scissored Sisters

The official name for the place where I live is “Brighton & Hove”. A friend of mine was recently asked at interview to characterize the difference between Brighton and her non-identical Siamese twin town and came up with something along the lines of Hove being a respectable older aunt and Brighton a wayward younger sister. […]

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From The 70s To The 80s

Here are two of the scariest things I ever saw on national TV, in the days when I watched it. The Black And White Minstrel Show: a once-popular entertainment featuring some white people who couldn’t dance very well and who wanted to look like black people (temporarily) Michael Jackson’s Thriller: Image excerpt provided by Clipland […]

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Pretty Things

doctorvee’s ‘Blog is looking rather slick these days. He also has a link to “thinking chess” [you need to have Java installed, but it’s worth it] which is even slicker, so slick that it’s got me thinking about doing something I swore off years ago: learning another programming language. Also via doctorvee, this pleasing tally […]

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End Of The Peer

Top Ten acts you might be curious enough to watch as long you didn’t have to hand over any of your money: ELVISH Bringing a new meaning to “The Return Of The King”, Elvish is possibly the leading fantasy role-playing Presley impersonator working today and the undisputed hit of 1998’s Nevada TolkienCon. Bob Dylan’s 60s […]

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PooterGeek Snr Writes In Guardian Shocker

I’m not returning to normal ‘Blogging just yet, but those of you who still buy the rag might be interested to know that today, opposite the Graun‘s editorial “The blogging generation”, there’s a letter from my dad displaying geopolitical and musical insight of the calibre that keeps people all over the World coming back to […]

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Two Tragedies

Michael Jackson’s story is Darth Vader’s in reverse. In Star Wars, a whiny, sexually frustrated, white man-child no one trusts turns, via hideous disfigurement, into an all-conquering, super-cool black guy who first made it big in the 70s.

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Who’s A Clever Girl?

If you’ve got Macromedia Flash installed on your computer this video is deeply entertaining [via The Motley Fool].

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Have A Strepsil, Mate

Dave Diamond is an American voiceover artiste. He has a Website showcasing his talents. He is obviously very good at what he does. To sneery, snobby, ironic, English ears like mine, however, what he does is hilarious. There is no way I could keep a straight face long enough to deliver the script to the […]

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“…Which Was Nice.”

I wish my CV was as interesting as Captain Kirk’s. Sure, his starts with the usual stuff: 2264 — Promoted to captain, in command of U.S.S. Enterprise for five-year mission , but then it progresses to entries like this: 2286 — Charged, convicted and reduced permanently to captain’s rank by the Federation Council for theft […]

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Two Years Is A Long Time In Showbusiness

“These uploaders supplying millions of files on a daily basis are having a negative impact on … the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of songwriters, musicians [and] artists” — Hilary Rosen, CEO of the Record Industry Association of America, the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry, 24Oct02 “The world’s top five music companies […]

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A Scott Seltzer Production

Few conspiracy theorists are fully aware of the true extent of Jewish dominance of the entertainment industry. Today I stumbled upon perhaps the most sinister of their exclusive performing arts organisations.

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